NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 03, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(Ayacucho, Peru) Guerrilla war between government and Shining Path Maoist orgy examined; films shown. Terrorism by both govt and Shining Path discussed; comparison of guerrillas with Cambodian Khmer Rouge and equally cruel reputation of government troops considered. Peruvian government documentary on army commandos shown, described. Amnesty International report on number seized by government forces and disappearing mentioned. President Fernando Belaunde's defense of forces cited. [Representative Don. BONKER - wants United States aid halted until Peruvian government reforms.]
REPORTER: Peter Kent
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